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Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage
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# Tour De France

Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage

Sep 13th 2020, 5:12 PM 6,967 Views 3 Comments

Jumbo-Visma’s Primoz Roglic retained the overall lead while Sam Bennett strengthen his grip on the Green Jersey.

People warned to not climb Croagh Patrick as rescue attempts will take longer due to Covid risk
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People warned to not climb Croagh Patrick as rescue attempts will take longer due to Covid risk

Jul 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 24,326 Views 36 Comments

Reek Sunday has officially been cancelled but some people are still expected to attend.

'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil
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'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil

May 13th 2019, 6:04 PM 27,152 Views 6 Comments

Ger Duffy was described as a kind man who would help anyone.

'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players
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# Good Cause

'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players

Feb 7th 2019, 9:35 PM 38,663 Views 23 Comments

The former Ireland flanker was joined by Mike McCarthy, Shane Byrne and Marcus Horan.

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain
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'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

Aug 3rd 2018, 9:15 AM 20,188 Views 10 Comments

Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick
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Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

Jul 29th 2018, 7:35 PM 26,622 Views 42 Comments

Several other people were treated for medical issues on the mountain.

Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain
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# On Top Of The World

Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 36,044 Views 30 Comments

He is only the third Irish person ever to scale K2, the world’s second-highest peak.

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India
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# Uttarakhand State

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India

Jul 1st 2018, 6:37 PM 12,989 Views 13 Comments

Police official Manoj Kumar said rescuers recovered 48 bodies from the accident site.

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest
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A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest

Apr 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,571 Views 20 Comments

A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn
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# Jamie Andrew

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn

Aug 9th 2016, 4:08 PM 9,278 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Andrew is believed to be the first quadruple amputee to conquer the Swiss mountain.

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain
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# Volcan Cayambe

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain

Jul 25th 2016, 9:33 PM 11,965 Views 8 Comments

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.

Man's body recovered from Carrauntoohil
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Man's body recovered from Carrauntoohil

Jul 24th 2016, 7:03 PM 30,401 Views 11 Comments

It’s believed the man fell while hiking yesterday.

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
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# Himalayan Tragedy

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

May 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 18,947 Views 19 Comments

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

'I'm a massive p***k': Woman sorry after being rescued from Britain's highest mountain with no hiking gear
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'I'm a massive p***k': Woman sorry after being rescued from Britain's highest mountain with no hiking gear

Mar 31st 2016, 3:40 PM 40,931 Views 55 Comments

Sara Albone apologised for putting herself and others in danger by climbing Ben Nevis on a whim.

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest
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This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest

Sep 28th 2015, 10:20 PM 15,395 Views 29 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain
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# Comeragh

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain

Aug 3rd 2015, 2:50 PM 16,137 Views 9 Comments

The man crashed near the summit of Seefin Mountain, and was airlifted down by the Rescue 117 crew.

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims
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# Night Climbers

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims

Jul 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 32,636 Views 49 Comments

20,000 people are expected on Croagh Patrick, with some likely to start their ascent in the early hours.

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play
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# In The Dark

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play

Jul 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 12,040 Views 9 Comments

And it’s all in the name of a very good cause

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain
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Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain

Jul 6th 2015, 10:02 PM 21,963 Views 23 Comments

The group were hiking in the Mourne Mountains and had their call cut off before getting through to

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp
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Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp

Apr 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 25,840 Views 10 Comments

At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.

Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank
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Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:34 AM 17,236 Views 37 Comments

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground
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Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground

Feb 22nd 2015, 3:05 PM 14,732 Views 14 Comments

The rescue began at 4pm yesterday.

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains
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# Helping Hands

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains

Feb 15th 2015, 10:53 AM 11,274 Views 31 Comments

So did the gardaí, Irish Coast Guard and Tramore Cliff and Mountain Rescue Team.

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now
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An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now

Jan 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 14,225 Views 19 Comments

Don’t worry, it won’t crash into us.

The cross on Carrauntoohil will be re-erected before Christmas
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# I Get Knocked Down...

The cross on Carrauntoohil will be re-erected before Christmas

Nov 27th 2014, 11:08 AM 11,798 Views 167 Comments

We are still no closer to finding out who cut down the monument.

Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts
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# Pacific Ring Of Fire

Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts

Sep 27th 2014, 2:30 PM 15,297 Views 4 Comments

At least eleven hikers were injured when Mount Ontake started spewing ash and smoke.

Dozens of Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq
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Dozens of Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq

Aug 16th 2014, 7:39 PM 18,227 Views 144 Comments

It is believed dozens of men from the Yazidi faith were massacred in the village of Kocho.

13 mountain rescue teams in Mayo for mass 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage
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# The 20 Thousand

13 mountain rescue teams in Mayo for mass 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage

Jul 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,456 Views 18 Comments

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people are expected to climb ‘Ireland’s holiest mountain’ today.

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall
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# Wicklow Mountains

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

Jul 8th 2014, 11:09 AM 9,939 Views 13 Comments

The rescue teams had to take measures to ensure he wouldn’t slip any further during the rescue.

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest
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Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest

May 26th 2014, 3:14 PM 13,305 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin and Noel Hanna from County Down reached the mountain’s summit on Saturday.

PHOTOS: Teenager airlifted to hospital after dramatic chopper rescue at top of Mount Errigal
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# Rescue 118

PHOTOS: Teenager airlifted to hospital after dramatic chopper rescue at top of Mount Errigal

Apr 22nd 2014, 2:28 PM 22,120 Views 9 Comments

The teaching student fell between 30 and 40 metres from near the summit of Donegal’s tallest mountain.

'Busiest year yet' for Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team
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'Busiest year yet' for Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team

Jan 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,615 Views 10 Comments

The 40-strong team of volunteers responded to over 100 call-outs in the past 12 months.

Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions
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Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions

Dec 27th 2013, 11:51 AM 21,086 Views 96 Comments

“Initially, it looked like the helicopter wasn’t going to make it up — the conditions were just so bad.”

A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest
# Craghopper
# Craghopper

A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest

Nov 13th 2013, 9:58 AM 2,050 Views 1 Comment

The puppy had been rescued from the brink of death by his owner.

Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain
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Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain

Nov 2nd 2013, 3:29 PM 13,074 Views 94 Comments

Jesus stands, arms outstretched, on the Cherubim mountain, overlooking a route pilgrims took from Constantinople to Jerusalem in ancient times.

Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue
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Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue

Sep 17th 2013, 9:58 AM 8,829 Views 14 Comments

The skeletal remains were found in woodlands in the Dublin mountains on Friday night.

He did it! 80-year-old scales Everest, sets record
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He did it! 80-year-old scales Everest, sets record

May 23rd 2013, 10:13 AM 9,331 Views 23 Comments

Yuichiro Miura described himself as “the happiest person in the world” after completing the task.

So, what's the weather like on Carrauntoohil?
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# Minus Four Degrees

So, what's the weather like on Carrauntoohil?

Apr 4th 2013, 12:37 PM 13,659 Views 31 Comments

It’s -4C, but boy is it pretty.

11 more amazing places to visit... if we could put a roof on Ireland
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# Ireland

11 more amazing places to visit... if we could put a roof on Ireland

Mar 23rd 2013, 11:30 AM 29,020 Views 45 Comments

As suggested by you.

This crazy footage shows a climber lose his grip and slide 100ft down a mountain
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# Found Footage

This crazy footage shows a climber lose his grip and slide 100ft down a mountain

Mar 12th 2013, 4:57 PM 1,910 Views 0 Comments

And he somehow walked away unhurt.

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